HC Deb 11 November 1996 vol 285 c97W
Mr. Campbell-Savours

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list Government expenditure on social security and welfare services as a percentage of gross domestic product following the definition adopted by "Eurostat, General Government Accounts and Statistics 1981–1992", page 25, table D for(a) the United Kingdom and (b) as many OECD countries as are readily available to his Department. [3068]

Mr. Burt

I refer the hon. Member to Eurostat publication "General Government accounts and statistics 1970–1993", a copy of which is available in the Library.